VMI defeats William & Mary 73-65 in Bracket Buster
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) Stan Okoye scored 22 points to lead Virginia Military Institute over William & Mary 73-65 on Saturday.
After shooting 44.8 percent in the first half (13 of 29), the Keydets (13-14) led 39-30 at halftime.
The Tribe (5-24) pulled within one, 50-49, with 11:20 remaining but missed their next seven shots from the field as VMI went on a 7-2 run.
Jordan Weethee's 3-pointer put the Keydets up 57-51 with 6:11 to go, and they would lead the rest of the Bracket Busters contest.
Updated February 18, 2012